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History Weekend


Thursday April 16

7:00 pm  Movie Disruption Withers Hall Room 140

Friday April 17

5:30 pm  Private Reception Invitation Only 1911 Building Atrium

Saturday April 18

9:30 am Coffee and Bagels  Withers Hall 232A

10:00 am  Main Lecture: Climate Science: Whom do you Trust: A Historian's Perspective

Dr. Naomi Oreskes will address Climate Skepticism, the history of Climate Change Science and the attacks upon it.

Following the lecture there will be Q&A and book signing.

Both the Movie and Lecture are free and open to the public, please pre-register.

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Map of Withers Hall and surrounding area on NC State University's campus

Need Directions?

Withers Hall is located at 101 Lampe Drive, near the intersection of Hillsborough and Horne Streets. Free parking after 5 pm is available on Hillsborough Street or in the North Residence Hall parking lot, located on Hillsborough Street adjacent to Bruegger’s Bagels and in the small lots in front of 1911 and Patterson Hall (see stars on map).

More information on parking


Recommended Reading List

"Playing Dumb on Climate Change."  (.pdf)   New York Times Jan 4 2015

"A Chronicler of Warnings Denied" (.pdf) Interview with Claudia Dreifus New York Times Oct 27 2014

(2014) The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change: How Do We Know We're Not Wrong?  (.pdf) In J. DiMento & P. Doughman, eds. Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future  (2014)

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming (2010)

Kolbert, Elizabeth. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (2015)

McKibben, Bill. The Global Warming Reader: A Century of Writing About Climate Change (2012)

Climate Change Reading Groups

For more information on these groups- see the event flyer and contact Abigail Jones (amjone19@ncsu.edu)

Tuesday, April 7th  7:00 p.m.: Cameron Village Regional Library  1930 Clark Ave, Raleigh NC 27605

Facilitator: Dr. Walter Robinson, Professor and Head, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) NC State

Thursday, April 9  7:00 p.m.: West Regional Library  4000 Louis Stephens Dr. Cary, NC 27519

Facilitators: Dr. Karen McNeal, Associate Professor MEAS NC State, and Dr. Anantha Aiyyer, Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Programs MEAS NC State

Tuesday April 14 7:00 p.m.: North Regional Library  7009 Harps Mill Rd Raleigh, NC 27615

Facilitator: TBA

350 Withers Hall, Campus Box 8108, Raleigh, NC 27695-8108
Phone: 919.515.2483 Fax: 919.515.3886

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of History